Virtual Mentor-Driven Capital program – Egypt 2020

Mentoring for Entrepreneurial Success


Jul 10
Jul 21 - 9:00 - Oct 20 - 18:00
VC4AService Provider
Agribusiness, Business services, Clean technology and energy, Utilities, Construction and manufacturing, Manufacturing, Creative, media and entertainment, Education, Financial services, Healthcare, ICT, Leisure and travel, Retail and wholesale, Consumer non-durables, Transport and logistics, Water, sanitation and hygiene, Cars, Household appliances, Luxury goods and jewelry

What we offer

Participate in 5 virtual Mentor-Driven Capital sessions in July and October 2020 (Exact dates TBA), covering topics including:

  • Introduction to Business Angel Mentorship
  • What makes a good business angel?
  • Partnering with Corporates
  • Structuring the Corporate Deal
  • Starting as an Angel Investor
  • Valuations and Term Sheets
  • Mentor a promising startup
  • Access to peer group mentor sessions
  • Access to mentorship guide and online training materials
  • Access to resident experts on corporate matchmaking & investment readiness
  • Access to promising startup companies looking for angel investment
  • Profile on VC4A website
  • VC4A Pro Account (3 months) + access to VC4A Mentorship Marketplace

What we kindly request from you

  • You are a senior business professional with multiple years of experience
  • Have a corporate, financial or entrepreneurial background
  • Are interested in the Egyptian startup ecosystem and keen to support startup companies
  • Potentially already active as angel investor, and want to improve mentor skills
  • Potentially already active as mentor, and want to become an angel investor
  • Are willing and able to join 5 virtual mentor sessions in July and October 2020

About the Work In Progress! Alliance

This program is part of the “Work In Progress!” project. The goal of “Work in Progress!” is to improve the economic prospects of young men and women in Egypt, Nigeria and Somalia, create jobs and stimulate entrepreneurship by improving the skills of young people, strengthening small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and creating an enabling environment. Work in Progress! Alliance partners include Oxfam, IOM, VC4Africa and Butterfly Works.


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Mathilde Schmidt-Rhen
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Melissa Ruggles
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Thomas van Halen
Cape Town, South Africa

Impressions from the Mentor-Driven Capital Program 2019

Mentor Driven Capital Egypt VC4A

Mentor Driven Capital Egypt VC4A